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Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

The last time we talked about a game by Columbia Games, it was just before the 4th of July last year. We were helping celebrate by playing their patriotic game about the American Revolution. Things are quite different this year. We’ve ...
Periodic Scientific Board Game Overview

Periodic Scientific Board Game Overview

When someone picks up a game to play, the theme is usually the first thing they consider. You might get to play as a wizard, a frog, a worker who is trying to impress a king, a painter mixing colors – the options are endless. None of ...
Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

If you haven’t heard our mantra before, we’ll say it again – “All kids should learn coding or programming.” It doesn’t matter if they are destined to be programmers, engineers or even anything that has to ...
Tudor Strategy Game Overview

Tudor Strategy Game Overview

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, “Henry the 8th” (Henry VIII)? There are two things that I immediately think of. First, I start singing the lyrics to Herman Hermit’s “I’m Henry the ...
Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

For those who know me, I don’t have a problem talking to strangers, joining in random conversations or putting a thoughtful story on paper. Since I was young, I enjoyed the art of crafting a narrative, as long as I could do it on my o ...
Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

The end of August brings a lot of things. Hotter temps, vegetable harvests, slightly-yellow leaves and rain (especially if you live in Houston). It also signals the beginning of back-to-school season, and this year is a very special one in ...
My First Science Textbook Overview

My First Science Textbook Overview

As parents, we do things to entertain our kids, to engage with them, to bond and to show our love. It may be something as simple as playing games, making them breakfast in bed for no reason or taking them out for ice cream or a movie. But w ...
Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

“When I grow up, I want to be… ” How did you (or would you now) finish the sentence? How would your kids? There are so many amazing opportunities available that most adults wouldn’t have even dreamed were possible an ...
Thrift Treasure: Twenty Four

Thrift Treasure: Twenty Four

I am guilty of sometimes overpaying for a game. There’s no consistent reasoning behind it, sometimes a design or theme just speaks to me. Case in point is this week’s Thrift Treasure. I wouldn’t normally pay $3 for a used ...